Applications to apply for United Way funding are by invitation only.
At this time, we’re only accepting applications from current United Way Community Partners.
If you’re interested in partnering with our United Way in other ways such as volunteering and advocacy, please contact us.
* Please note: any IRS-certified, Patriot Act compliant nonprofits are able to receive designated gifts through the United Way Community Campaign.

Community Foundation of Central Connecticut

The Foundation gives individuals and organizations the opportunity to support the United Way and local agencies through major, restricted, endowed, or planned gift.  These gift opportunities include bequests, trusts, pooled income funds, retirement assets, corporate gifts and/or stocks.  Contact 203-235-4403 x13 to learn more or go to the Community Foundation of Central Connecticut website.

EFSP Emergency Food and Shelter Program

United Way of Meriden & Wallingford coordinates the federal Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) locally and directed $52,663 to local agencies. This funding plays an important role in meeting the most basic and emergency needs for food and shelter for individuals and families. Last year hundreds of people were helped, and a number of them were able to improve their lives as a result of the timely support they received. Emergency Food and Shelter Program recipient agencies are: